Gold rate today fall as profit booking continues

Gold rate today fall as profit booking continues

Gold futures were down 0.51 per cent or Rs 218 to Rs 42,738 per 10 grams. Silver futures were up 0.19 per cent or Rs 77 to Rs 39,600 per kg.

Globally, gold prices clawed back from a steep fall in the previous session, as the US dollar eased following the Federal Reserve's latest stimulus boost and as Asian equities slipped with the coronavirus pandemic sharply slowing global growth.